Creative

  • Palette’s Modular Harware Controls Give You Sliders, Buttons And Knobs For Creative Software

    Palette’s Modular Harware Controls Give You Sliders, Buttons And Knobs For Creative Software

    Waterloo-based startup Palette is building a moddable hardware controller for your computer that can turn into a complete mixing board, should you need one. It's a hand accessory that fits the description of something I've actually been looking around for based on the fact that editing video without some sliders for fine-tune scrubbing is a pain, and it's on Kickstarter now. Read More

  • LittleSnapper Becomes Ember As Realmac Software Overhauls Its Mac App For Digital Creatives

    LittleSnapper Becomes Ember As Realmac Software Overhauls Its Mac App For Digital Creatives

    Ember is a new tool available today on the Mac App Store for collecting inspirational digital bits and pieces from websites, images, apps or anything else. It's not entirely new, however – Ember was once LittleSnapper, popular in its own right, but with a somewhat limited reputation as an excellent advanced screenshotting tool. Brighton's Realmac Software is refocusing its snapping and saving… Read More

  • Here’s What Happens When Geeks Who Like Path Get Overly Excited About Halloween

    Here’s What Happens When Geeks Who Like Path Get Overly Excited About Halloween

    It's that time of year to be festive and spooky, carve up some pumpkins and get the candy ready for the neighborhood kids. One uber-geek Ashley Mayer, decided to take festivity to an all new level, tied in with her love of a particular social app -- Path. Yes, it's Halloween, let's get geekily creative. Read More

  • CreativeLIVE Lands $7.5M From Greylock For Its Free, Online Classroom For Creative Entrepreneurs

    CreativeLIVE Lands $7.5M From Greylock For Its Free, Online Classroom For Creative Entrepreneurs

    With the rise of massive online open course platforms (a.k.a. "MOOCs") like Khan Academy and Coursera, a new model of online learning has emerged, promising quality, affordable education at scale. This new generation of educational platforms offer alternatives to expensive degrees programs and physical classrooms in the hopes of ushering in Education 2.0 by emphasizing interactive, personalized… Read More

  • Hands On With The Creative Tactic 3D Omega

    Hands On With The Creative Tactic 3D Omega

    This console headset, announced at CES this year, is finally available for purchase. It offers 3D sound in a pair of high-end headphones along with a wireless dongle that sits behind the console and is nearly invisible. We had a few seconds with the headset today and they looked pretty solid, an important consideration when you're talking about something that will eventually end up under the couch… Read More

  • Hands-On With The Creative ZEN Style M300

    Hands-On With The Creative ZEN Style M300

    The ZEN Style M300 is a tiny MP3 player with a few tricks up its sleeve. Starting at a mere $40, these tiny, colored devices feature Bluetooth connectivity, a MicroSD slot, and a small color screen. A different device the M100, has all the features of the M300 except the FM radio. The 4GB 300M costs $49 while the 100M costs $40. At a fraction of the cost of any similar iPod, these little guys seem… Read More

  • Creative Releases The ZEN Style PMP

    Creative Releases The ZEN Style PMP

    Creative is offering their new PMPs, the ZEN M300. Price at $40 to $90 these tiny MP3/Video players have Bluetooth support and a micro-SD slot and FM radio. They come in 4, 8, and 16GB sizes and they come in black, white, red or yellow. The M100 is exactly the same but without Bluetooth. Creative has been doing great stuff in the speaker world recently, especially with their unique Bluetooth… Read More

  • Creative ZiiO 10 Tablet Hits The FCC

    Creative ZiiO 10 Tablet Hits The FCC

    The Creative ZiiO 10 isn't exactly a secret. The Creative UK store posted its product page a few weeks ago, but the simple fact that the device is sitting with the kind folk at the FCC seems to state that a US release is immanent. Everything is available in the FCC docs: external photos, internal photos, user manuals, nearly everything but a price sheet. Read More

  • Review: Creative ZiiSound D5 and D200 Wireless Speakers

    Review: Creative ZiiSound D5 and D200 Wireless Speakers

    I first got the Creative D5 and D200 speakers way back in June and have just gotten around to cracking them open and trying them out. It’s hard to write about a 2.0 speaker set simply because it’s not extremely super-exciting on the surface. However, if you’re looking for a good, wireless speaker system for the bedroom or kitchen, these are two kids that are worth looking into. Read More

  • Hands-on with Creative's ZiiSound D5 and D200 Bluetooth speakers

    Hands-on with Creative's ZiiSound D5 and D200 Bluetooth speakers

    I’ve been following Creative for so long I feel like they’re old friends to me. I’ve been impressed over the years with their MP3 player line but they, like so many audio manufacturers, have seen the writing on the wall and the future isn’t in making the MP3 players – it’s in making the stuff that works with MP3 players. To wit: here we present the Zii Sound D5… Read More